There may be nothing more confusing in the beauty world than contouring. Too little feels not worth the effort, while too much highlighting and shading without blending can make you resemble a clown-like version of yourself. Ahead, the best new kits that work for every skill level, whether you're a cheekbones-for-days contouring fiend or a true beginner still learning how to contour.More
Shortly after launching its very first contour palette this year M.A.C. gifted us another—this tri-color kit equipped with a creamy color base plus sculpting and shaping powders. The colors are super easy to work with for beginners, which could justify the extra splurge.
All the Right Angles Contour Palette, $40; maccosmetics.com.
Like a paint-by-numbers sketch, Tarte coded their contour kit to make it easier on the novices who aren't sure what to put where. (#Blessed.) The colors are easily blendable for a seamless, sculpted look that won't resemble a Picasso portrait of yourself.
Tarte Tarteist Contour Palette, $45; sephora.com.